FINE TUNE YOUR STREAMER SKILLS WITH SIMMS AMBASSADOR, CHAD JOHNSON.
Throwing dries might be the purist way to catch trout, but when it comes to catching the one, take a lesson from a guy who makes a living putting his clients on the biggest browns of their lives with streamers. Chad Johnson of Dally’s Ozark Fly Fisher. Born and raised in Mississippi, Johnson now resides a stones throw away from the renown White River in Arkansas. While he happily guides dry fly and nymphers, his true passion and expertise lies in throwing giant streamers to some of the largest brown trout in the world. If you want to up your streamer game, read on and take the advice from one of the best in the biz.
Simms: How did this whole streamer game start for you?
Johnson: Oh I’d say it all started about seven years ago, Alex Lafkas came down from Michigan to fish. He was throwing smaller streamers and wasn’t really turning anything so for a laugh, he put on a giant muskie fly. While fishing, Alex broke a rod and called Dally’s to ask if he could borrow a rod. I grabbed a rod and brought it down to him and asked if he had done any good. He told me they caught some really nice fish and showed…
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